Our 1 day Jinja Ssezibwa falls & Mabira tour, for those having limited time in Uganda and you cannot take long safari on Uganda tour, you can go for this day tour to Jinja, Ssezibwa and Mabira and get to know what offers outside of Kampala and you can be privileged and meet three main sites. The tour will begin either in Entebbe or Kampala Uganda’s capital and its largest city. On this day you will have to embark on the transfer to Jinja. Very early in the morning at least by 6:30am after breakfast at the hotel either in Kampala/Entebbe to avoid the traffic jam. The drive will take you through the tea and sugar plantation. As well as colorful roadside fruits and vegetables, you will also see several Ugandans, Selling roasted meet as a quick snack to travelers in buses/taxes and those in private means.
Before reaching Jinja, you will make a first stopover at Ssezibwa falls. A beautiful Buganda kingdom cultural site with a stimulating legend about origin of the river and Ssezibwa falls. You will find people who come to the traditional healers. For blessings and to dispel the curses they believe are disrupting their successes this is possible on a good a day. From here you will make another stopover at Mabira Forest. And have a chance to see more species of primate and bird species as well as butterflies and tree species.
Boat ride on Source of River Nile – Jinja
The highlight of the trip will be the boat trip to the source of the Nile. This is where the Nile starts its 4000-mile journey to the Mediterranean Sea from Lake Victoria. The boat cruise can last from 30 minutes and one hour. The boat cruise will take you the position where the river Nile starts to separate from the waters of Lake Victoria, which is known as the largest lake in Africa. Listen to your local site guide tell you stories of the ‘source of the Nile’ as believed by the locals.
Jinja is also known as ‘the adventure capital of East Africa’ many adventurous safari activities can be enjoyed at the source including white water rafting, kayaking, jet boating, bungee jumping, squad biking and horse riding along the Nile. In case a lot of time in Uganda you can enjoy all these activities or you arrange to return for them.
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